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Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-029
Abstract

The Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence collection consists of 19 letters by 17 soldiers, dated between 1861 and 1862. Letters were written by soldiers stationed in and around Alexandria and Fairfax counties and Washington, DC in the first 12-16 months of the Civil War.

Dates: 1861 - 1862

Arnold Collins-Thomas Hoare Contract

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-024
Abstract

The Arnold Collins-Thomas Hoare Contract written in Bristol, UK, and dated October 12, 1665. The contract concerns Arnold Collins' debt of 30 pounds to Thomas Hoare and conditions of the obligation.

Dates: 1665-10-12

Asa P. Blunt Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-010
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from Union soldier Brigadier General Asa P. Blunt (1826-1889), written to an unidentified cousin, from Fort Monroe, Va., on June 10, 1864.

Dates: 1864

Mima Brown Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-025
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter written by "Mima Brown" from Pulaski, Virginia to her brother Pvt. James H. Farmer on November 8, 1863.

Dates: 1863

Cavalryman's Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-020
Abstract

The collection consists of two letters written by "Mark," a Confederate cavalryman, to his father in 1861.

Dates: 1861

Civil War Union Soldier's Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-081
Abstract

Four letters from a Union soldier identified only as "Isaac," written to his parents from various points in Virginia, during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

Catlett Conway Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-039
Abstract

The collection consists of 65 letters written between Catlett Conway and family members during the years 1892-1920.

Dates: 1892 - 1920

Richard B. Dickenson Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-043
Abstract

The collection is composed of materials related to Dickenson's research on Southwest Virginia African Americans from the Civil War until the present.

Dates: 1931-2004; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2000

Elias G. Drake Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-012
Abstract

The Elias G. Drake Letter is dated June 28, 1844, from New York by Drake to William Segar Archer, senator from Virginia, which discusses Henry Clay, the Whig Party, and an upcoming election.

Dates: 1844

James and Rosa Evans Store Ledgers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-009
Abstract

This collection consists of 2 ledgers, one from 1919-1920 and the other from 1932-1934. The ledgers contain purchases and payments from the patrons of a general store owned by James and Rosa Evans in the Pennington Gap--St. Charles area of Virginia.

Dates: 1919 - 1934

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Names
Ash, William (3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry) 1
Baskin, J. T. 1
Blunt, Asa Peabody, 1826-1889 1
Brown, Mima (Pulaski County, Virginia) 1
Cole, Henry 1
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Cole, Luther 1
Collins, Arnold 1
Conway, Battaile Fitzhugh Taliaferro 1
Conway, Catlett, 1840-1920 1
Conway, Henry 1
Conway, John C. 1
Conway, Mary Wallace 1
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 1
Davis, George E. , d.1863 (Company F, Harris Light Cavalry) 1
Dickenson, Richard B., 1930-2006 1
Dixon, William D. 1
Drake, Elias G. 1
Edwards, Clarke S. (Clarke Swett), 1824-1903 1
Evans, James Ransom, 1874-1952 1
Evans, Rosa Belle Kirk, 1879-1970 1
Farmer, James H. (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Foster, Lewis M., b. abt. 1844 1
Gerry, C. E. 1
Green, Josiah M. 1
Gregory, W. B. (William Bartleman), 1829-1887 1
Guion, J. Marshall, 1822-1891 1
Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
Hanna, James W. 1
Hart, Hector (126th Regiment, Ohio Infantry) 1
Hersum, George L. (5th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry) 1
Hunt, Melvin (72nd Regiment, New York Infantry) 1
Keyces (Keycas), Patrick 1
Kingsbury, J. D. 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
Kyger, Henry C. (5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry) 1
Lacaster, G. W. 1
Lewis, George (4th Regiment, Michigan Infantry) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lukens, Franklin B. (Company E, 3rd Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 1
Martin, Thomas R., b. abt. 1848? 1
Miller, Henry 1
New Alexandria Land and River Improvement Company (1888-1928) 1
Nickerson, Melville P. (2nd Regiment, Maine Infantry) 1
Penman, Abraham (12th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (41st Volunteers)) 1
Rappleyea, Jeremiah C. (1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 1
Roberts, George E. , 1834-1887 1
Sleeper, Charles W., abt. 1841-1893 1
Stewart, Peter (79th NY Highland Guard) 1
Stickely, Peter H. (1825-1861) 1
Turrill, Reuben 1
Tyler, Cyril H. 1
Tyler, James Hoge, 1846-1925 1
Van Fleet, Abraham 1
Virginia Central Railroad Company 1
Warren, Henry M., 1837-1862 1
Way, Alexander M. (Alexander Moore), 1826-1890 1
Wilson, Eliza (Lily) Tyler 1
Wilson, Jeffrey Thomas, 1843-1929 1
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